Vietnamese desserts stand out amongst most other sweet dishes worldwide because of the unique, out-of-the-box ingredients added in preparing them. Those having a sweet tooth along with the desire to explore a variety of delicacies would find extreme delight in trying out the Che, a traditional name for any pudding, dessert soup and beverage in Vietnam, made from kidney beans, mung beans, cassava, taro, tapioca, jelly and much more.
Che dua non thach la dua (young coconut and pandan jelly sweet soup), Che hat sen (sweet lotus seed), and Che khuc bach (white jelly cubes sweet porridge) are some of the delicious sweet soups you should not miss while visiting Vietnam in the summer.
Che dua non thach la dua (young coconut and pandan jelly sweet soup) is a great combination of young coconut and jelly. The cool sweet soup is a wonderful refreshment in the summer months. (Photos: foody)
Che khuc bach (white jelly cubes sweet porridge) combined with the fruit has a cool, sweet taste.
Che do den (black bean sweet soup) has been known in Vietnam for many years. It is popular favourite thanks to its delicious taste.
Vietnamese Fruit Cocktail: A cool, refreshing fruit cocktail perfectly suited for a hot summer day, having a whole lot of fruits available in the Asian markets as its ingredients like lychee, jackfruit, longan, palm seeds, etc.
Fresh fruit salad – melons, grapes, pears and a lot more fresh, yummy fruit topped with Vietnamese yogurt
Thach Gang is a type of jelly made of dried Gang leave – this special type of leave would create thickening effect like gelatine does. While eating this jelly, people make sugar water and different toppings like pearl, blach jelly or yogurt.
Mia da, sugar cane juice freshly pressed from a cane into a plastic cup topped with pearls (chewy tapioca balls).
Coconut ice cream. The cool sweet soup is a wonderful refreshment in the summer months.
Tau hu nuoc đuong, a Vietnamese silken tofu dessert.
Kem Xoi La Dua (pandan sweet sticky rice with ice cream). A perfect snack consisting of glutinous rice, pandan leaves, and ice cream.